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Fashionable Florals

Posted on 02/05/2016 by Joanne O'Sullivan

Flowers are as much a part of a wedding celebration as the music or the cake. So when plans began for our Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibition, our Floral Design team got right to...

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A transatlantic collaboration: Recreating a Vanderbilt family heirloom

Posted on 02/02/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

Biltmore’s Curator of Interpretation Leslie Klingner was anticipating the arrival of a special delivery when we met recently to talk with her about a unique collaboration that would result...

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Eternal Virtue: The Triumph of Faith in the Tapestry Gallery

Posted on 01/18/2016 by Joanne O'Sullivan

The tapestries you see in the Tapestry Gallery are part of a set referred to as The Triumph of the Seven Virtues, created in Flanders (now part of Belgium) between 1525-1535. Woven from wool and...

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A proper introduction to a creative company

Posted on 01/12/2016 by Jean Sexton

For all those who love the PBS series Downton Abbey—and the beautiful costumes worn by the actors—we’d like to introduce you to Cosprop Ltd. and the creative team who created...

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And the Oscar goes to. . .

Posted on 01/11/2016 by Judy Ross

As time for the Academy Awards approaches, we are drawn to details that make Oscar-winning films so memorable—including the extraordinary costumes that bring cinematic characters to life....

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